5 days in Nova Scotia & Cape Breton Island Itinerary

5 days in Nova Scotia & Cape Breton Island Itinerary

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Halifax
— 2 nights
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St. Peter's
— 1 night
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Ingonish
— 1 night

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Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Explore Halifax's surroundings by going to Peggy's Cove (Swissair Flight 111 Memorial & Peggy's Cove Lighthouse). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, steep yourself in history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, look for gifts at Inkwell Modern Handmade Boutique & Letterpress Studio, and take in the waterfront at Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Halifax holiday planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Halifax. In August, daily temperatures in Halifax can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to St. Peter's.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Peggy's Cove, Leighton Dillman Park
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Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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night
St. Peter's

St. Peter's ©
You've now added Kayak Cape Breton & Cottages to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Michaud Beach, stroll around Battery Provincial Park, and then get a new perspective on things with Kayak Cape Breton & Cottages.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our St. Peter's trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Halifax to St. Peter's. In August, daily temperatures in St. Peter's can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ingonish.

Things to do in St. Peter's

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Point Michaud Beach
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Kayak Cape Breton & Cottages ©
Kayak Cape Breton & Cottages
Battery Provincial Park ©
Battery Provincial Park

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Ingonish

Ingonish ©
Nestled on a cozy harbor surrounded by green forests, the coastal town of Ingonish serves as the perfect coastal retreat for those after a quiet getaway.
On the 14th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ingonish online travel route planner.

You can drive from St. Peter's to Ingonish in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ingonish

Nature · Parks
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Cape Breton Highlands National Park ©
Cape Breton Highlands National Park

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